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DuPont Will Build A New Special Material Production Base In East China
Dec 06, 2018

With an investment of more than 80 million US dollars, DuPont will build a new special material production base in East China


On November 8, 2018, Shanghai – DuPont announced today that it will invest more than US$80 million to build a new manufacturing base in Zhangjiagang City, Jiangsu Province. The new base is designed to blend high-end engineering plastics and produce adhesives for customers in the transportation, electronics, industrial and consumer markets. The project is expected to be completed and put into operation in 2020 and will be expanded in 2023.


DuPont management and Zhangjiagang City Government leaders attended the first China International Import Expo held in Shanghai and signed the investment agreement.



DuPont signs investment agreement with Zhangjiagang government


The production site will be located in Jiangsu Yangzijiang International Chemical Industrial Park, supporting the growing market demand for specialized materials focused by DuPont Transportation and Advanced Materials. The new line produces DuPont Zytel nylon engineering plastics, Delrin homo-formaldehyde resins, Hytrel thermoplastic polyesters and Multibase thermoplastic elastomers (TPE), lubricants and specialty silicone materials. The base will also include a new production line for automotive adhesives, while planning to produce other specialty products in the future, will become the new DuPont's first cross-business manufacturing base in China.


“We see significant growth potential in specialty materials in China and Asia, and this investment reflects our commitment to this market.” Mr. Randy Stone, Global President, DuPont Transportation and Advanced Materials Division, said "We have an insight into the strong demand for DuPont's advanced polymers and their solutions, especially from end users such as electric and hybrid car manufacturers. We believe that the new manufacturing base will help us better support the industry. Development. By partnering with the Zhangjiagang City Government, this investment will help DuPont continue to provide innovative solutions and serve high-growth terminal needs in a cost-effective and responsive manner while further strengthening our critical applications. Global leadership."


DuPont's Transportation and Advanced Materials division has solid manufacturing operations and R&D capabilities in the US, Canada, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and Asia Pacific. It also announced the latest investments in several US plants earlier this year.


About DuPont Transportation and Advanced Materials Division


DuPont Transportation and Advanced Materials (T&AP) is a business unit of Dow DuPont Specialty Products, providing a broad range of technology products and solutions for the transportation, electronics, industrial and consumer markets. Through extensive experience and expertise in polymer and materials science, T&AP works with customers to drive innovation. Our material system solutions address the most demanding applications and environmental requirements of our customers across the value chain.


About Dow DuPont Specialty Products Division


Dow DuPont Specialty Products is a business unit of Dow DuPont (NYSE: DWDP), a global innovation leader in technology-based materials, materials and solutions for everyday life in all walks of life and people. Bring innovation. Our employees use a diverse range of science, technology and expertise to help clients advance their ideas and deliver the necessary innovations in key markets such as electronics, transportation, construction, health, food and work protection. Dow DuPont plans to split the Dow DuPont Specialty Products business into an independent listed company called DuPont.